Mortars, grenade launchers, artillery: Militants shell Ukraine positions 62 times in past day

11:40, 14 January 2017
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Over the last day, on January 13, Russian-backed militants fired 62 times on Ukrainian positions in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas, leaving one soldier wounded, according to the ATO HQ press service.


According to the report, in the Mariupol direction, Russian-occupation forces mortared Shyrokine and Vodiane. They also used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms  firing on Hnutove, Talakivka, Pavlopil, Vodiane, Berezove, Novotroitske.

Snipers were active near Hnutove while an enemy IFV was shooting at Shyrokine and Maryinka.

In the Donetsk direction, the militants fired 122mm artillery and 82mm mortars on Verhnetoretske.

Read alsoUkraine reports 3 WIA's in past 24 hoursThey fired on Luhanske, Severne, Zaitseve, Yuzhne, Novgorodske, Troitske, Kamenka, and Avdiyivka from grenade launchers and small arms. A sniper was shooting at Kamenka.

In the Luhansk direction, 152mm and 122mm artillery was used by Russian occupation troops in shelling Novozvanivka and Troitske. On Novo-oleksandrivka, Novozvanivka, Valuiske, and Stariy Aydar they fired from 120mm and 82mm mortars. Grenade launchers and small arms were used by the invaders shooting on Ukrainian positions near Stanytsia Luhanska, Novozvanіvka, and Valuiske. A sniper was active near Krymske, according to the ATO Headquarters.

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